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Phillip Island Walking & Bird Watching Tour

Phillip Island is renowned for its nature and wildlife. Enjoy the spectacular scenery and wildlife along Phillip Island and Bass Coast walking paths. Discover Australian wildlife in their natural habitat while you explore and observe the stunning coastal scenery along your way.

The Phillip Island Walking & Bird Watching Tour  nncludes

  • Cape Woolamai Walking Trail

  • Swan Lake Bird Hide & Walk 

  • Spectacular Coast - Nobbies Boardwalk with blowhole, Pyramid Rock lookout has two viewing platforms.

Come and see for your self and take a tour with Dianne's Venture Tours - Phillip Island. (Phillip Island Boutque Tours)

Cape Woolamia Walking map
Birds at Swan Lake
Pyramid Rock entrance

Experience the stunning coastal scenery, wildlife and birdlife on the Island


  • The golden beach at Cape Woolamai is a popular surfing and swimming beach. A series of walking tails acroos Cpae Woolamai reveal breathtaking views of cliffs carved by wind and waves.

  • The Cape is home to a large colony of short tailed shearwaters that migrate form Alaska every summer.

  • Cape Woolamai walking trails range for 4 - 8 km - Pinnacles Walk, Old Granite Quarry Walk, Cape Woolamai Beach Walk and the Cape Woolamai Circuit Walk.

  • Pyramid Rock Walk is an easy 10 minute walk and has 2 viewing platforms. 

  • Nobbies Boardwalk - spectacular cliff top scenery fromn teh boardwal;k leading to the blowhole 500 meters easy walk.

You are picked up from your Phillip Island or San Remo accommodation and taken to the start of the Cape Woolamai Circuit W.alk. This will take approximatley 2 hours. After the walk you will have lunch at a local cafe,  and then you will be taken to Pyramid Rock and the Nobbies,  sightseeing on the way and dropped back to your accommodation.

Tour begins on Phillip Island. For a surcharge we will collect from Melbourne and return to Melbourne for groups of four or more. This tour can accommodate seven guests.

Our Tour:

  • Fully inclusive 

  • Small private tour

  • Phillip Island Hotel pick up/drop off (pick up /drop off extra cost to pick up from Melbourne)

  • Local guide & driver

  • Picnic lunch

  • 2 walks - Cape Woolamai Trail, Pyramid Rock Walk

  • View birds & wallabies drinking from the Swan Lake birdwatching hides

  • Scenic drive - of Summerland's and a guided stop at the spectacular Nobbies, sightseeing surf beaches, rugged coastline and more 

  • Pick up at 11.00am and dropped off around 4.00pm

  • This tour is available Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Satyrday or Sunday)


  • $160 per person (for 2 to 4 people)

  • Can take up to 23 people. please contact Dianne for a quote.


  • Stunning coastal scenery, rugged coastline, rolling surf and stunning views.

  • Learn about the local birdlife on the Island

  • In whale season (through winter), you maybe lucky to site a Southern Great White Whale

  • Enjoy the flora and fuana on the walk.

  • Enjoy a picnic lunch



The tour starts from Phillip Island 11.00am and concludes around 4.30pm to 5.00pm.

Conditions: For your safety and comfort flat, covered-in walking shoes are recommended on this tour. Bring layers of clothing for heat and cold as the weather can be changeable on the Island and the Bass Coast (surrounded by a lot of ocean!). 

General Questions

  1. Is there are minimum age requirement? 
    There is no minimum age but we do not offer child fares so every passenger is considered an adult. For family charters that include child rates please email or call us. We are happy to work with you and your friends and family to structure the perfect tour


  2. What sort of clothing should I wear? 
    Phillip Island and the area, has been said to have “four seasons in four hours” but sometimes you may experience all of these seasons in an hour so come prepared for a cooler climate. It is easier to take off layers than be cold. Wear loose clothing to be comfortable and wear flat covered in walking shoes so you will enjoy walking in nature.


  3. What happens if the weather is bad? 
    If the weather is bad you will experience it – hot and cold, wet and dry. This tour is all about looking at the beautiful Phillip Island  and the Bass Coast area. However it will depend on how bad the weather will be on the walk. 


  4. How do I get to Phillip Island? 
    We do not pick up and return to Melbourne. You need to either use a car, the
     Vline bus or the passenger ferry to get to Phillip Island. Call or email to enquire. Alternatively you can view for more information. Please be aware that public transport options require you to stay overnight on Phillip Island. Public transport does not coincide with the closure of the Penguin Parade. If you wish to stay overnight on Phillip Island we can make recommendations so call or email us – or do your own web searching. There is a multitude of options from five-star to back-packer styles.

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